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First National Bank to Halt Production of NRA Credit Card

First National Bank to Halt Production of NRA Credit Card

By Grant Schulte | Feb 24
The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback, a spokesman said Thursday.

Seychelles Swaps Debt for Groundbreaking Marine Protection

Seychelles Swaps Debt for Groundbreaking Marine Protection

By Adelle Kalakouti | Feb 24
With deep blue waters, white sand beaches and rich marine life, the tiny island nation of the Seychelles is announcing a pioneering marine conservation plan as part of a debt swap deal with creditors.

How to Buy A House That Hasn't Been Built Yet

How to Buy A House That Hasn't Been Built Yet

By Hal Bundrick | Feb 24
Trisha and Dennis Rawlings, a couple in their early 30s, are moving to suburban Chicago and leaving their over-60-year-old first home in the St. Louis area behind.

AP-NORC Poll: People Feel Better About Economy, Not Country

AP-NORC Poll: People Feel Better About Economy, Not Country

By Laurie Kellman And Emily Swanson | Feb 24
Americans are more likely to see the national economy as having improved rather than worsened in the past 12 months, 39 percent to 24 percent, according to a survey released Friday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Ask Brianna: Is 4-Year College Right for You?

Ask Brianna: Is 4-Year College Right for You?

By Brianna McGurran | Feb 23
If you're considering what to do after high school, or counseling someone who is, here's how to navigate the options for achieving your very own American dream.

Brain Drain Leaves Balkan Nations on More Uneven Footing

Brain Drain Leaves Balkan Nations on More Uneven Footing

By Dusan Stojanovic and Sabina Niksic | Feb 21
Rampant unemployment, low wages, corruption and a lack of opportunity to advance careers are driving thousands of young and educated adults to emigrate from Europe's Balkan nations.

Underpaid Venezuelans Skipping Out on Work to Make Ends Meet

Underpaid Venezuelans Skipping Out on Work to Make Ends Meet

By Scott Smith | Feb 21
Along with four-digit inflation, widespread shortages and a recession deeper than the U.S. Great Depression, Venezuela's economy is now being ravaged by a new scourge: Mass absenteeism.

Is Inflation Rising as Investors Fear? 5 Ways to Keep Track

Is Inflation Rising as Investors Fear? 5 Ways to Keep Track

By Christopher Rugaber | Feb 18
After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation - or the fear of it - is back.

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

By Marley Jay | Feb 17
There were few warning signs before the stock market's plunge in early February, but so far, the slump hasn't changed investors' thinking very much.

4 Alternatives for When Your 401(k) Doesn't Cut It

4 Alternatives for When Your 401(k) Doesn't Cut It

By Anna-Louise Jackson | Feb 17
There's a finite list of things you can change at work - and your employer's less-than-stellar retirement plan probably isn't among them.

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